posted on Aug, 25 2013 @ 05:35 PM
I think there's a real issue here concerning gender equality.
In South Africa indigenous cultures don't view bare-breasted women as sexual at all (although they have covered up, except for certain festivals).
For men to go topless in gender mixed spaces was also not an universally accepted practice until the last century, although strangely male nude
swimming was the norm in many US schools or the YMCA until the late 1960s, and it was fairly widely shown in magazines, and even adverts.
Despite raising a gender topic, in this case it has little to do with feminist groups.
In fact, the "go topless" campaigns appear to stem from the Raelians, a so-called "UFO cult".
The event is sponsored by GoTopless, a group formed in the American state of Nevada by former French auto-racing journalist Claude Vorilhon,
currently known as Rael, spiritual leader of the Raelian Movement, a UFO religion. GoTopless has supported events and chapters in other
edit on 25-8-2013 by halfoldman because: (no reason given)